In the circular economy, there is no such thing as waste. Products are re-used and materials recycled in a closed loop. The development of a circular economy is a process of transition that may be prompted by technical innovations and new regulations, but primarily by new alliances within and between companies and between public and private parties. Twynstra Gudde can develop outlooks and strategies in this area, look for opportunities and forge joint ventures.
The biggest transition project
Businesses, organisations and government bodies see the development of a circular economy as the biggest transition project of the 21st century. A world where waste no longer exists is an attractive prospect for the entire Dutch economy. For many, the Netherlands 2017 raw material agreement Grondstoffenakkoord is a good starting point for working together. Sharing ambitions does not, however, offer any guarantees. Now is the time to make concrete plans and take steps.